Yet another scam that has been reportedly spreading on Facebook with the title – “(VIDEO) The BIGGEST Pimple In The Entire WORLD!!” and has a message that reads – “GROSSS!! HAHA IT IS SOO BIG! I LIKE HOW IT SQUIRTS ALL OVER THE LADY POPPING IT!
The scam has been reportedly spreading on Facebook like wildfire and it is recommended that you avoid clicking on it if you see it on your Facebook news feed. Here’s a screen shot of the scam message that appeared on Facebook –
Clicking on the scam link will take you to a page where you will see a fake video player with a “share” button on it. You are asked “share” the post with your friends on Facebook in order to continue watching the video.
However, after sharing it, you will be redirected to another page where you are asked to complete a set of online surveys -
Clicking links on Facebook could lead to your account being hacked. Scammers generally create scams like to either try to hack the users’ account or gain access to confidential information, like credit card details, email address, or passwords. Sometimes, visiting bogus websites will automatically download malware programs on your computer, which are programmed to gather your personal information. The information gathered are then sent to the scammer, who could misuse it.
It is recommended that you avoid clicking links on Facebook, and stop sharing any irrelevant post messages. To find out whether a message spreading on Facebook is a scam or not, then simply Google the title of the message. You will come across a number of blogs reporting whether it is a scam or not. Alternatively, you can bookmark our page – Techo Latte – Facebook Scams – page and stay updated with the latest scams running on Facebook.